Charles Pratt Commemorative Medallion

Object Number: 
1953.80
Date: 
1891
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 3 7/8 in. ( 9.9 cm )
Description: 
Bronze struck uniface medallion depicting clothed male bust with legend beneath: "CHARLES PRATT/BORN MDCCCXXX DIED MDCCCXCI"; all within beaded border. Circular loop attached to the back of medal.
Gallery Label: 
Charles Pratt was a nineteenth-century oil magnate and philanthropist whose firm merged with the Rockefeller Standard Oil empire. He was the founder of the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Misses Irene & Emily Braman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group